Posts Tagged ‘Naish’

  • Will Schmidt Completes his record setting journey through California’s Channel Islands

    September 23rd, 2013 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    As you can probably tell, at SUP Gladiator we are particularly intrigued by the athletes that really take this sport to a whole new level. Racing is great, but you can only talk about that so much. What has really been exciting for me to watch these days, are the extreme athletes. Karen Wrenn, Shane […]

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  • Training Recovery Tips from Suzie Cooney

    December 8th, 2012 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    This is good stuff.  I have been doing this a little, but going to start increasing the amount I use these methods.  This is for anyone, but if you have back or shoulder problems, you really need to watch this. For more videos like this one, go to    

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  • 404 Inflatable SUP

    New Inflatable SUP’s hitting the market

    August 7th, 2012 | Gear, Reviews | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    For some reason this site receives a high level of traffic on anything related to Inflatable SUPs.  Ever since I posted an article last year about Inflatables and whether or not they were worth purchasing ( I have had tons of traffic coming from the search engines on this topic.  Unfortunately there wasn’t a ton […]

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  • Move’n On–By Dave Kalama

    January 19th, 2012 | News | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    My exit from Naish has been getting much more attention than I expected. There seems to be a lot of conjecture–some of it is pretty dramatic–so I feel motivated to give some insight as to what would make me walk away from a great company like Naish. First, I want to acknowledge the huge debt […]

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  • More on the “Core” by Suzie Cooney

    May 23rd, 2011 | Instruction | Casey Gotcher | 1 Comment

    For Stronger Stand Up Paddling   Suzie sent me the latest installment in her series of workout and exercises for improving your Stand Up Paddling.  If you like what you see here, you should check out the rest of her updates at Naish’s website. by Suzie Cooney, CPT of Suzie Trains Maui and Naish […]

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  • Stand Up World Tour Update–La Torche Pro

    May 5th, 2011 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      Here is a quick write up, but you can get a lot more info on the event by clicking here and going to the event website. Casey via  La Torche Pro The Anglet Pro provided the perfect launch for the Stand Up World Tour in Europe back in May of 2010, as the […]

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  • Strong SUP Legs for Flat Water, Waves and Gliding Power – Suzie Cooney

    April 2nd, 2011 | Instruction | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Suzie posted her latest round of exercises to strengthen your legs today.  If you find this piece useful, you can go to the address below to check out the rest of  her  articles: While you are there, check out this sweet board.  It’s a 17’ Glide, with a rudder system. Thank you Suzie! […]

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  • Strong SUP Legs for Flat Water, Waves and Gliding Power–Suzie Cooney

    March 28th, 2011 | Instruction | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      If you aren’t familiar with Suzie Cooney, you should check her out on her website, Facebook or Twitter.  She has tons of great content and advice.   Next time I get to Maui, I am going to personally try and book some time with her.  You should also check out the Naish website for some […]

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  • Final Results on “What Brand of Board/s do you own?” Polls are in

    March 11th, 2011 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      Below is the data on the poll we ran, asking our readers what type of boards they owned.  The biggest surprise for me, is that of the boards that were specifically called out, Bark had the highest response.  Considering Bark is a premium custom board manufacturer, I wasn’t expecting such a high turnout.  I […]

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  • Karen Wrenn–Channel Islands Crossing

    March 4th, 2011 | SUP Gladiators | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      Karen posted a video up on Vimeo of her experience.  Check it out.  Here is a link in case the embedded version gives you any trouble. CHANNEL ISLAND CROSSING from Karen Wrenn on Vimeo. Here is some additional info on her crossing if you missed it.

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  • Battle of the Bay Race–October 29,30 2011

    March 4th, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      I got an email today, announcing the Battle of the Bay SUP Race and Expo.  I love San Francisco, and ever since I got in to Stand Up, I have always wanted to paddle there.  This looks like a great event and the Cash Purse is reported to be $20,000.  Sounds like some real […]

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  • 1st Annual COLDorado Classic SUP Race–Austin Texas

    March 1st, 2011 | Contests, Gear | Casey Gotcher | 3 Comments

      This weekend marked the first official race of the 2011 calendar year, here in Austin.  The Race was called “The COLDorado Classic” and was put on by Austin Paddle Sports, and The Rowing Dock, here in Austin.  Why COLDorado?  Lady Bird Lake (where we raced), is on the Lower Colorado River, and quite frankly […]

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